Opioid Crisis

Why Purdue Pharma's Bankruptcy Won't Save the Sacklers, the Billionaire Family Behind OxyContin

Several states have already sued — or vowed to sue — the family directly.
Emma Ockerman
5 hours ago

Former Google Employee Plans to Sue for Pregnancy Discrimination

The author of a viral memo accusing Google of discriminating and retaliating against her for being pregnant went public to reveal her name and her plans to file a lawsuit against the tech giant.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai

New Accuser Says Epstein Raped Her After She Told Him She Was a Virgin

Three new accusers have sued Epstein's estate alleging that he abused them with sex toys and forced them to engage in other sex acts.
Emma Ockerman
Jeffrey Epstein

The Woman Who Says Epstein Raped Her at 15 Is Now Suing His 'Recruiter,' 'Secretary,' and 'Maid'

"They robbed me of my youth, my identity, my innocence, my self-worth," Jennifer Araoz said.
Carter Sherman

Tulsi Gabbard’s $50M Google Lawsuit Takes a Page from the Far-Right Playbook

It's perhaps the most direct punch thrown by a 2020 Democrat against Big Tech.
David Uberti

Trump Can’t Block People He Doesn't Like on Twitter, Appeals Court Says

A federal appeals court has upheld an earlier ruling that President Trump cannot silence people on Twitter without violating the First Amendment.
Sarah Emerson

A Judge Just Saved Missouri's Last Abortion Clinic — for Now

Missouri was hours away from becoming the first state in decades without a functioning facility.
Emma Ockerman

A Friend Once Warned the Billionaire Behind OxyContin That He "Could Become Pablo Escobar of the New Millennium”

"I hate to say this, but ..." the friend wrote to Richard Sackler in a 2002 email.
Emma Ockerman

Republicans Wanted Groups like Planned Parenthood to Sue Over Alabama's Abortion Ban. They Just Did.

It's exactly what Republicans wanted.
Carter Sherman
trump campaign

Omarosa Wants to Join the Lawsuit of a Woman Who Says Trump Forcibly Kissed and Underpaid Her

Omarosa — who led African American outreach for the campaign — alleges that she, too, was paid less than her male colleagues.
Carter Sherman
free speech

#YachtCocaineProstitutes is trending all because of Devin Nunes

Nunes is suing the McClatchy Company, which owns 29 newspapers, for its reporting on an allegedly drug- and sex-filled party on a boat owned by a Napa Valley-based winery.
David Uberti
Jussie Smollett

Jussie Smollett is refusing to pay Chicago. So the city is going to sue him.

Chicago officials said Smollett owes the city $130,106.15 incurred in overtime costs during the police investigation into the actor’s claims.
Tess Owen